Developing A Value-Driven Culture

An organization’s culture is its personality and embodies its beliefs, its values and the way its people perform their jobs and interact with customers, shareholders and each other. This article focuses on cultural strategy and the ways in which organizations ensure...

Culture Conquers (Almost) All

Culture Conquers (Almost) All – Even In A Retention-Challenged Industry. Corporate culture can make the difference between organizational success and failure. This article takes a look at the culture-building efforts of a firm ranked fourth in the 2007 list of the “25...

How Companies Can Encourage Innovation

Creativity and innovation are the cornerstones of competitiveness in business.  Richard Florida, author of “The Rise of the Creative Class,” believes that we’re in the early stages of a movement from an industrial economy to a “creative economy,” with creative people...

No-Cubicle Culture

Hearing-Aid Maker Oticon Removed All Office Boundaries And Has Flourished By Learning Which Ones It Needs This article is really the story of Oticon, a Danish hearing aid manufacturer whose CEO swept away middle managers, hierarchies and fixed assignments in a drive...

Design Your Corporate Culture

For Joe Tye of America’s Values Coach it is a company’s corporate culture – largely in the person of its people – that creates the most lasting impression of a business for its customers and potential employees.  This article discusses Tye’s presentation at the Dow...